I’m sure readers will correct me but, this is the first issue of this newsletter that I have seen come across the Alexandria eNews system. The Winter 2015 edition of ‘The Responder’ Newsletter (PDF) has some great information in it from the Alexandria Fire Department. The issue covers Winter fire safety tips, run statistics for the department, AFD’s engagement in the Alexandria, Virginia community, and more. Check it out at the link above.
Quite a few folks are searching for this information on our site. From what I can gather, Reagan National saw 0.6″ (I saw same in Eisenhower East), parts of West End in Alexandria saw 1.5″, Dulles 2″, BWI: 1″. With parts of Fairfax clocking in over 4″.
Capital Weather Gang has a complete roundup of snowfall totals at this link.
News 4’s Tom Kierein had this graphic this A.M.:
— Tom Kierein (@TomKierein) January 27, 2015
I was unable to attend this myself last week due to a prior commitment but, just got finished watching it. A terrific forum which is well worth a viewing.
Via AlexTV, learn more about the City’s criminal justice agencies and their work with the community from criminal justice officials, including Commonwealth’s Attorney Bryan Porter, Sheriff Dana Lawhorne and Police Chief Earl Cook. Panelists discuss existing community partnerships, how their agencies engage the community, and what could be done to enhance involvement and dialogue with residents and business people.
The 2015 Commuter Challenge is coming and both employees and employers can win AWESOME prizes.
The City of Alexandria Commuter Challenge is a friendly competition between employers in Alexandria that encourages employees to leave their cars at home and commute to work using an alternative means of transportation. The challenge is part of the City of Alexandria’s Local Motion program and takes place for two weeks this year: April 13-April 24, 2014.
Alexandria Division of Aging and Adult Services has begun offering a shopping run to Potomac Yard on Monday’s for seniors 62+. See the image below for details.
For our morning links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.